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Nola, Rupp lead Phillies past Padres

Nola, Rupp lead Phillies past Padres

PHILADELPHIA — Rookie Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings and Cameron Rupp homered and drove in four runs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Diego Padres 7-1 Friday night. Rookie Aaron Altherr had an RBI triple as the Phillies ended their four-game losing streak. He has seven hits in the major leagues, all for extra bases. Nola (5-1) allowed one run and two hits, striking out six. The righty has permitted one run and five hits in his last two starts over 15 innings. Jerome Williams pitched two perfect innings to earn his first save. He was moved to the bullpen before to the game to make way for righty Alec Asher. The Phillies shut down San Diego after being...

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